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I was born and raised in East Los Angeles by a single mom who had three biological kids and adopted four more. I never met my dad.
The problem with being British... I don't know if it's me being British or being raised a strict Catholic, but you never really enjoy success.
I do not support raising the minimum wage, and the reason is as follows. When the minimum wage is raised, workers are priced out of the market. That is the economic reality that seems, at least so far, to be missing from this discussion.
President Obama's fight for rural America is personal. He was raised by a single mom and grandparents from Kansas. He hails from a farming state, Illinois.
Here's the simplest answer: Within weeks, the disciples proclaimed the resurrection of Jesus Christ, that He had been bodily raised from the dead and appeared to them.
I was raised to be a very intelligent housewife.
I'm big into fishing, but I've never been much of a hunter. I never was really raised around it a whole lot, so I never got a chance to do it a whole lot.
It's important to show solidarity for a child, no matter what. It's important for a child to be raised in a situation where she sees love, solidarity, commitment and honor.
Never in the history of fashion has so little material been raised so high to reveal so much that needs to be covered so badly.
I was raised Baptist, and I like the fact that I got my conscience installed early.
I think, and I mean this sincerely, I was raised humbly. We were a lower middle income family and a household that was scrimping by at times. We were watching the dollar, stretching the dollar, and coupons. It was all those things.
We have made mistakes. In our haste to do all things for all people, we did not foresee the full consequences of our actions. And when the people raised their voices, we didn't hear. But our deafness was only a temporary condition, and not an irreversible condition.
My mother thinks I am the best. And I was raised to always believe what my mother tells me.
My dad was in the army. World War II. He got his college education from the army. After World War II he became an insurance salesman. Really, I didn't know my dad very well. He and my mother split up after the war. I was raised by my maternal grandmother and grandfather, and by my mother.
I was raised in the '50s. I was taught by my father that how I looked was all that mattered, frankly.
Though the artist must remain master of his craft, the surface, at times raised to the highest pitch of loveliness, should transmit to the beholder the sensation which possessed the artist.
I've raised three kids. I'm a lawyer. I've written books on the Constitution.
If my parents had discouraged me, I would have turned out very differently. They raised me in an open-minded, liberal environment.
We have first raised a dust and then complain we cannot see.
My father really was not the dominant person who raised the family, it was my mother who raised the family.
I was raised an Episcopalian. And I did not and I don't believe that anyone is looking out for me personally.
I was born in Paris and raised in the suburbs and then lived in the countryside.
My sisters and mom raised me to respect women and open doors for them.
I was raised not to be afraid to show emotion or imagination.
Most of us in the baby-boom generation were raised by full-time mothers. Even as recently as 14 years ago, 6 out of 10 mothers with babies were staying at home. Today that is totally reversed. Does that mean we love our children less than our mothers loved us? No, but it certainly causes a lot of guilt trips.
I don't get jealous of other girls, because I was... raised in a cloning lab to be the perfect woman for Hugh M. Hefner, so, other than the fact that my I.Q.'s probably a little higher than he would like, I have nothing to worry about.
A person like myself, born and raised in the inner city of Atlanta, Georgia, to lower-middle-class parents. But I had the opportunity to get an education, to go and earn a commission in the United States Army, to serve for 22 years, to lead men and women in combat.
Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
I love living in Utah. I was born here but raised in L.A., but we decided about 13, 14 years ago to come here to Utah.
I was raised by free-spirited people, though my father gave me a very strong work ethic.
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